Like its predecessor, the seven stories are all about tormented souls with a very twisted mind. The narrators are all crazy people, obsessed with sex. Reading along, I felt like I was listening to lunatics rambling. In one story, "To and Fro", the narrator was talking so much nonsense that I had no idea what it was about even when I reached the end of the story.
However, the book is redeemed by one story (and one story alone) - "Dead as They Come". This little piece is narrated by a tycoon who, after 3 failed marriages, found the love of his life, Helen. Helen, however, was a dummy in the display window of a department store. Poignant and shocking, this story will blow you away....Continua